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ED-MEDIA 2007--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications

Jun 25, 2007 Volume 2007, Number 1

Editors

Craig Montgomerie; Jane Seale

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Table of Contents

Number of papers: 703

  1. Digital Fortune Line System: Technology for Promoting Conceptual Change through Visualization and Sharing of Learners’ Conceptual Ecologies

    Etsuji Yamaguchi, Faculty of Education and Culture, University of Miyazaki, Japan; Akiko Deguchi & Naohisa Misawa, Graduate School of Cultural Studies and Human Science, Kobe University, Japan; Hideo Funaoi, Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University, Japan; Shigenori Inagaki, Graduate School of Human Development and Environment, Kobe University, Japan; Masaji Fujimoto, Sumiyoshi Elementary School Attached to Faculty of Human Development, Kobe University, Japan

    In this study, we developed the Digital Fortune Line System for supporting the visualization and sharing of students f multiple ideas and their commitment to those ideas. We used the Conceptual... More

    pp. 3837-3842

  2. E-Learning in Special Education: Applying the IMS Learning Design Specification

    GuangYao Yu & Mary Barry, Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland

    The IMS Learning Design Specification (IMS-LD) is investigated in this research, to provide advantages including a more dynamic and adaptive e-course than traditional online pedagogical strategy,... More

    pp. 3843-3847

  3. Second Language Learning at Primary Levels using Adaptive Computer Games

    J. Enrique Agudo, Héctor Sánchez, Mercedes Rico & Eva Dominguez, University of Extremadura, Spain

    Children at L2 primary levels acquire knowledge and language skills associated with different abilities through educational games. The game introduces learning activities by using playful elements ... More

    pp. 3848-3857

  4. Architecting Flash Video to Personalize the End-User Experience.

    Britt Carr, Miami University, United States

    In years past, Miami University has used a combination of XML and Flash to deliver orientation material to the faculty with a personal spin. Because most faculty have recently arrived in the... More

    p. 3858

  5. The Use of Video in Political Dialogue to Teach If- Clauses

    Andrew Cavanaugh, University of Maryland University College, United States

    Abstract: Nonnative speakers of English have a challenging time learning and accurately using the conditional and hypothetical if- clause structures in English. This paper presents a learning... More

    pp. 3859-3864

  6. I-Transfer: the User’s Platform for Content Conversion

    Eva de Lera & Josep Rivera, Open University of Catalonia, Spain

    This paper presents a solution that is currently being developed, for students to easily convert contents into the formats that best fulfill their needs. The basis for this solution is an XML... More

    pp. 3865-3868

  7. I-Lesson - Learning and teaching: a tool for the WIS-Learning

    Orlando De Pietro & Maurizio De Rose, Department of Economics and Statistics - University of Calabria, Italy

    In this work, a tool is introduced, inserted in a system of web based didactics that allows the student the use of an indexed lesson through the integration of various forms of communication,... More

    pp. 3869-3876

  8. Learner-centred Development of Learning Objects for Interactive Television

    Sanaz Fallahkhair, University of Brighton, United Kingdom

    TAMALLE is a system that provides "just in time" on-screen comprehension support for informal learners of English as a Foreign Language (EFL), coupled with more extensive help accessible on the TV ... More

    pp. 3877-3883

  9. Multimedia Cases and Situated Learning: What Works?

    Gail Fitzgerald, University of Missouri-Columbia, United States; Kate Mitchem, California University of Pennsylvania, United States; Candice Hollingsead, Bethel College, United States; Kevin Miller, Buffalo State College, United States; Kevin Koury, California University of Pennsylvania, United States; Hui-Hsien Tsai, University of Missouri-Columbia, United States

    This paper reports findings from a two-year research project in the United States focusing on case-based instruction in higher education. The instruction incorporates the use of interactive,... More

    pp. 3884-3892

  10. Case Study: Evaluation of a Tool for Searching inside a Collection of Multimodal e-Lectures

    Angela Fogarolli & Marco Ronchetti, University of Trento, Italy

    In e-Learning environments, very often a large number of multimedia learning materials are provided and used in combination. Accessing a repository of unstructured multimedia material for learning ... More

    pp. 3893-3900

  11. Using the Digital Health Program (DHP) for Students with Developmental Disabilities at an IEP Meeting

    Demitrio Frausto, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, United States

    Less than 50% of Americans engage in the daily recommended physical activity levels as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2005). People with developmental disabilities are ... More

    pp. 3901-3907

  12. Video Chip Board: A Tool for Learning Video Making

    Masaki Hoshida, Graduate University for Advanced Study, Japan; Hiroshi Kato, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan

    We developed the Video Chip Board software that helps learners to learn video-making. It is a study tool to learn video-making by arranging and connecting well-formed video fragments named video... More

    pp. 3908-3913

  13. Friends-based English Teaching: An Empirical Study Of How This Approach Changes Chinese High School Students’ Language Learning Ideology

    Jingbo Huang, Teachers College, Columbia University, United States

    Abstract: Based on the American sitcom Friends, a video-task based English teaching methodology has been designed and delivered in two high schools in Beijing. This pilot study intends to... More

    pp. 3914-3919

  14. A study on cognitive levels of programming activities and their effects on learning with web-based programming assisted system

    Wu-Yuin Hwang, Graduate School of Network Learning Technology, National Central University, Taiwan, Taiwan; Chin-Yu Wang, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Central University, Taiwan, Taiwan

    To facilitate students' learning on Web-based programming, an assisted system, "WPAS", was proposed with five activities consisting of concepts testing, program block filling, program debugging,... More

    pp. 3920-3929

  15. Incorporating Multimedia in Social Studies Instruction: Does it Improve Students’ Performance, Interest, and Instructional Effectiveness Attitude?

    Andri Ioannou & Scott W. Brown, University of Connecticut, United States; Hunter Gehlbach, Harvard University, United States; Mark A. Boyer, Anat Niv-Solomon, Laura Janik & Donalyn Maneggia, University of Connecticut, United States

    Abstract This study investigates whether using multimedia-based instructional material in social studies class may enhance students' learning about world issues, elicit their interest in social... More

    pp. 3930-3935

  16. Development of a System which Can Retrieve Data and Save with Comments Using Cellular Phones and Wireless LAN for Field Study in an Aquarium

    Takeharu Ishizuka, Shizuoka University, Japan; Koji Takada, Marine World Umino-Nakamichi, Japan; Tatsuya Horita, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan; Kazuhiro Moriya & Yoshikazu Maeda, Chieru Co. Ltd., Japan; Yasushi Nishimura, Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Junior College, Japan

    A system using cellular phones with IEEE 802.11b as learning terminals when students learn in a social educational facility was developed. By using cellular phone, students can retrieve text,... More

    pp. 3936-3939

  17. The Development of an Eportfolio for Student Teachers

    Thierry Karsenti, Stephane Villeneuve & Sophie Goyer, University of Montreal, Canada

    In line with the ED-MEDIA 2007 conference theme, this presentation wishes to analyze the characteristics and the process of developing an e-portfolio system that truly benefits everyone in... More

    pp. 3940-3943

  18. Development and Evaluation on a Writing Correction System with Audio and Playback Strokes

    Kai Li & Kanji Akahori, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    This paper describes the development and evaluation of a handwriting correction system with audio and playback strokes. The survey examined whether audio and playback strokes have a positive... More

    pp. 3944-3950

  19. New Video Character Extraction Algorithms for Multimedia Learning

    Shijin Liu, College of Physics,Huazhong Normal Unviersity., China

    As we know, the text in videos presented important information, and videos are the most primary information source in multimedia learning environment. This paper presents a new method to... More

    pp. 3951-3957

  20. Using Image Narration (Digital Storytelling) to Teach Language Arts Skills and Content Knowledge

    Jesse Murphy, University of Virginia, United States

    "Digital Storytelling" is the generic name for the method students use to combine still images with narration to make a digital movie. Language arts students can show various print ads and narrate ... More

    pp. 3958-3960


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